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AFL-CIO Death on the Job Study Reveals Dangerous Workplaces, Inadequate Enforcement

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The nation's workplace safety laws and penalties are too weak to effectively protect workers, according to the new AFL-CIO annual report released today: Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect. As the country reels from the loss of the 29 miners at the Massey Upper Big Branch coal...

Oklahoma: Intentional Tort Case May Continue Under “Substantially Certain” Rule

The Supreme Court of Oklahoma held that there were material issues of fact as to whether the decedent’s employer knew that injury or death was substantially certain to result from the task decedent and his coworkers were directed to complete and the conditions in which they were required to work...